USDA ACCESSION NO.: 64107
SELECTION: Seedling selection WEB 135, raised in 1934 from Canterbury Golding crossed with a male seedling from Brewer's Gold. Canterbury Golding is an old English variety identical to East Kent Golding.
CULTIVAR: Northern Brewer
PEDIGREE: Canterbury Holding x male OB21; OB21: a seedling.raised in 1934 by Prof.Salmon at Wye College from a cross: Brewer's Gold (l9001) x American Male OYl
PRIMARY SITE: USDA World Hop Cultivar Collection, OSU East Farm
ORIGIN: Seedling selection made by E. S. Salmon, Wye College, England
DATE RECEIVED: Spring 1964
METHOD RECEIVED: Rhizomes, from Dr. R. A. Neve , Wye College, England. Received under PI No. 302781.
AVAILABILITY: No restrictions, commercial variety.
REFERENCES: Salmon, E. S. Four seedling of the Canterbury Golding. Leaflet, Wye College, England. 8 pp. 1944.
Burgess, A. H. Hops. Interscience Publishers, New York, 1964. p. 46.
LEAF COLOR: Medium to dark green
DISEASES: Downy Mildew: moderately resistant
Viruses: infected with all five major hop viruses
VIGOR: Poor to moderate
YIELD: Low, 800 1200 1bs/acre
SIDE ARM LENGTH:12 20 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 9.5% (ten year range: 7.0 to 12.1%)
BETA ACIDS: 4.0% (ten year range: 2.2 to 5.3%)
STORAGE STABILITY: Good to fair
OIL: 1.61 ml/100 9 (10 year range: 0.77 to 2.56)
MAJOR TRAITS: Moderately high alpha acids content. Pleasant aroma. Resistant to Verticillium wilt, susceptible to powdery mildew (Sphaerotheca humuli).
OTHER INFORMATION: Not grown commercially in the U.S. because of low yields. Major hop variety in Europe, particularly West Germany and Belgium because of Verticillium resistance. Canterbury Golding is identical to East.Kent Golding. It was selected from Canterbury Whitebine by Mr. Golding of Malling shortly before 1790 (Ref. Burgess, 1964; page 42). Virtually identical to USDA 21093 except for higher virus content, esp. Prunus necrotic ringspot virus and apple mosaic virus.